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DRONES ARE ON THE RISE

A drone used to locate and drop a lifesaving flotation device to a pair of swimmers in distress, saved their lives. The dramatic rescue reported by the Sydney morning Herald was described as a history-making event.

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BOSS AUDIO WANTS ALEXA TO RIDE SHOTGUN

Amazon wants to put Alexa not only in our homes and offices but now in our vehicles too which makes a lot of sense when you consider convenience and driver distraction.

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HASSELBLAD’S 400 MEGAPIXEL STILL CAMERA

Instagrammer's need not apply. The new H6D-400C is pitched at the professional photographer that specialises in ultra-high definition still images. Think art galleries and museums.

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THE FIRST CONNECTED AND SMART WINE RACK FROM CAVEASY

How do you find the specific bottle you are looking for and more importantly, how can you make sure it’s not old and past its prime? New French startup, Caveasy, showed at CES its connected smart wine management & storage solution called 'Caveasy One.'

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THE EMERGING HDR FORMAT WAR

Unlike the 3D feature that turned out to be superfluous on TVs, HDR (High Dynamic Range) is proving to be a useful technology.

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AMAZON ALEXA TO LAUNCH IN AUSTRALIA NEXT MONTH

The long-awaited announcement of Amazon's launch of Alexa and Echo has finally arrived. The voice control giant is now offering the Echo range of smart speakers via pre-order on Amazon Australia, with the service set to go live February 1st, 2018.

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TAG HEUER FULL DIAMOND SMART WATCH, NEXT LEVEL

Tag Heuer's Connected Modular 45 smartwatch running Android Wear has won many tech-savvy consumers over, despite its limited functionality when compared to the Apple Watch or Samsung's latest Gear releases.

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REVIEW: SENNHEISER AMBEO SMART HEADSET

The AMBEO Smart Headset is a brand-new product from Sennheiser produced in conjunction with audio company Apogee. 3D Binaural Audio recording is the process of capturing the world around you as you hear it.

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GARMIN SPEAK, ECHO DOT FOR YOUR CAR

The Sat-Nav savvy Garmin has teamed up with Amazon to make a tiny Echo Dot that affixes to the windscreen. Not only is it empowered with Alexa’s voice commands it dishes out turn-by-turn navigation by Garmin.

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YET ANOTHER AMAZON PRODUCT WE CAN’T BUY IN AUSTRALIA

Amazon is proudly boasting its new Echo Spot, a mash of the Echo Show and the Echo Dot in one cute little tabletop form factor. But if you live in Australia, you can't have it, or any other Echo or Alexa product, at least officially, yet.

Posted in: Technology Smart Home

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SAMSUNG UNVEILS 146” MICROLED MODULAR TV

This week in Las Vegas Samsung has used the Consumer Electronics Show to debut the world's first consumer modular MicroLED 146" TV.

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JAPANESE ROBOTS ARE CLEANING UP

In a taste of what’s to come for the future of work, Japanese robotics and healthcare outfit Seven Dreamers has come up with a futuristic way of folding laundry.

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HEATWORKS TETRA CONNECTED DISHWASHER

Heatworks, the maker of the rather clever Model 3 tankless water heater, retained the noted industrial design firm Frog Design, to work with them on a new consumer product using their Ohmic Array water heating tech.

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ACER SWIFT 7 - THIS WEEK’S WORLD’S THINNEST LAPTOP

Is thin in? At CES 2018 this week, Acer introduced the new Swift 7, claiming it as the world’s thinnest laptop, running on Intel® Core™ processors and with built-in Intel® 4G LTE connectivity.

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HUBBED FORGES PARTNERSHIP WITH EBAY

Hubbed continues its goal of giving consumers more choice by linking up with eBay and DHL eCommerce. The new arrangement gives eBay's sellers access to a parcel delivery service with bundles of drop-off locations that operate 24/7, seven days a week.

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IKEA BRINGS BUDGET WIRELESS CHARGING TO NEW IPHONES

One great feature of the new 2018 iPhones is no-contact Wireless Charging using the Qi (Chi) standard, which is also supported by some existing Android phones. IKEA’s new USA ad campaign, takes the ‘p' out of Apple Slogans to promote their new 2018 iPhone

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FOXTEL AND DENDY A DONE DEAL

Foxtel has hammered out an agreement with Dendy Cinema that creates a new model for new local and international movie releases.

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